Location: Austin, TX
Contact Name: Fox Television Stations
KTBC-TV FOX 7
The following represents brief/broad descriptions. It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and/or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills of each position.
NEWS VIDEO EDITOR
Edit video for daily live television news broadcasts. Record and import video and media files from multiple sources. Coordinate with other members of newsroom team in assembling stories. Work with broadcast engineers in maintaining and problem solving video editing and storage systems as necessary. Non-linear editing experience required. Experience using Grass Valley Edius editing software and Bitcentral video systems strongly preferred. General understanding of television news operations and news videography techniques. Previous small to medium market experience as a news video editor or videographer. Knowledge of newsroom computer systems. Knowledge of libel and defamation laws. Must be able to communicate well with others and be a team player. Must be able to work an overnight shift.
Required to work various shifts and various duties in order to substitute for vacationing or sick employees: run master control switcher, catch satellite feeds, acquire ENG live-shots, operate studio cameras, operate studio board are just a few of the duties. Fill-in as News Production Technician during automated or manual newscasts. Fill-in as Floor Manager for manual or automated newscasts. Assist in running Master Control: dubbing spots, spot-checking program tapes. Assist the Department Manager with work schedules, time cards and other administrative duties. Assist the Satellite Feed Operator with feed schedules, editing, organizing movie library. Degree in Radio/TV/Film or Communications with a concentration in television production. 2 years’ Operations, Production and Audio experience in a live newscast environment. Overall knowledge of television production. Proficiency with master control switcher, audio board, satellite receivers, microwave ENG equipment, studio cameras, teleprompter. Strong leadership and people skills. Must be able to work various hours and shifts. Must be willing to be on-call.
Produce and anchor two hour weekend morning newscasts. Report when needed. Create graphics, write stories and produce segments for these newscasts. Ability to research topics and set up live interviews or interviews for taped segments. Be an energetic, clear, effective communicator when telling and selling a story. Contribute regularly to social media efforts. One to two years’ experience producing and anchoring. College degree is preferred in a communications related field. Strong command of English language; working knowledge of libel laws and generally accepted journalist ethics. Must exercise good judgment. Must be a highly creative, motivated self-starter. Team player. Strong social media skills. Must be able to drive company vehicles. Valid driver license and good driving record required.
Enterprise, research, report, shoot and edit news stories on a daily basis, emphasizing creativity and originality. Deliver the news in a conversational, credible style. Tell compelling stories, and have excellent live shot abilities. Cover stories and disseminate information over multiple platforms, including television, social media, mobile devices and the internet. Perform duties of on-line writer/producer, specializing in print style writing, copy editing and editorial gathering. Facilitate the editorial gathering of local web news, gleaning information from various sources and contacts and reproducing the above material into strong compelling web material. Prior experience as a multimedia journalist/television news reporter. College degree preferred in communications related field. Strong command of English language; working knowledge of libel laws and generally accepted journalistic ethics. Must have social media savvy as well as traditional media. Must know how to use digital tools – cameras, iPads, editing software, cloud servers – to gather information. Must be a highly creative, motivated self-starter and be a team player. Must exercise good judgment. Must be able to carry and set up equipment. Must be able to drive company vehicles. Must have a valid driver license and good driving record.
To apply, go to http://www.fox7austin.com/about-us/employment to complete the online application.
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